In 2008 the Maldivian parliament ratified a new constitution that gave rise to democracy in the Maldives for the first time. The events that followed were addressed with concern and alarm from the UN and international powers. According to the US State Department’s Human Rights Report on the Maldives in 2013 many acts against human

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A decade of living in Hulhumale

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 by

Celebrating 10 years into its inhabitation, Hulhumale – a district of the capital Male – is gaining popularity faster than the capital city itself. People believe that this was the real intention when former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom modelled the island.   Its distinct features include the well planned roads and housing system, the trees,

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